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Laguna Rep. Ann Matibag named vice chair of Committee on Women and Gender Equality

Aug 9, 2022 @ 11:43

Laguna Rep. Ann Matibag is grateful to be named vice chair of the Committee on Women and Gender Equality despite being a neophyte lawmaker.

Matibag said she likes her new appointment because it is important for her to address the concerns of women and of the LGBT community.

“Makakaasa po kayo na aking gagamitin ang oportunidad na ito upang mas magkaroon ng diskurso at karampatang aksyon ang mga mahahalagang usapin ukol sa mga kababaihan at gender equality,” Matibag said on Facebook.

She would do more to help these sectors, she added.

She thanked Speaker Ferdinand Martin Romualdez for trusting her with the role even if she is a first-term lawmaker.

“Bagama’t nasa unang termino pa lamang ako sa House of Representatives, buo ang naging tiwala po ninyo sa aking kakayanan. Maraming salamat po sa tiwala, Speaker!” she said.

Matibag also said she sought membership in the Committees on the Welfare of Children, Energy, Housing and Urban Development, Inter-Parliamentary Relations and Diplomacy, Natural Resources, Trade and Industry, Aquaculture and Fisheries Resources and Appropriations so that she could help more sectors.

“Makakaasa kayo na pagsisikapan ko na makapaghatid ng makabuluhang trabaho para sa taumbayan!” she added.

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